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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Celebrate Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's 22nd Birthday With a Look Back on its Stage Adaptations by Stephanie Wild

Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame was released 22 years ago today. The film, based on a novel by Victor Hugo, inspired many stage and screen adaptations. In honor of the movie's birthday,…

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Elaine Paige Reflects on Originating EVITA on the Show's 40th Anniversary; Plus Watch Flashback Videos! by Stephanie Wild

Elaine Paige took to Twitter today to reflect on her experiences originating the title role in Evita, 40 years ago today.

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Len Blavatnik Takes Over The Theatre Royal Haymarket in Record-Breaking Deal by Stephanie Wild

Forbes has reported that Sir Leonard Blavatnik's entertainment firm Access Entertainment has bought the Theatre Royal Haymarket earlier today. This marks the biggest deal for a British theat…

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Brief 6/21: SKINTIGHT Starring Idina Menzel Opens Tonight, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Skintight starring Idina Menzel officially opens tonight, and more

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Russian Oligarch Len Blavatnik Takes Over The Theatre Royal Haymarket in Record-Breaking Deal by Stephanie Wild

Forbes has reported that Lee Blavatnik's entertainment firm Access Entertainment has bought the Theatre Royal Haymarket earlier today for about 45 million. This marks the biggest deal for a …

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Brief 6/20: GIRLS AND BOYS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Girls and Boys, starring Carey Mulligan, opens tonight off-Broadway, and more

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Armie Hammer Talks STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, Toxic Masculinity, and Making His Broadway Debut by Stephanie Wild

Armie Hammer is best known for playing roles in films such as The Social Network and Call Me By Your Name. Now he's making his Broadway debut in Young Jean Lee's play Straight White Men at S…

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Brief 6/19: Watch Highlights From BROADWAY BARES, Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp, and More by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories watch highlights from Broadway Bares, Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp, and More

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Monday, June 18, 2018

REBECCA Producers Denied Motion to Set Aside Damages Verdict in Case Against Former Publicist by Stephanie Wild

A verdict has been reached in the most recent phase of the Rebecca the Musical scandal, as the producers Ben Sprecher and Louise Forlenza have been denied their motion to set aside the damag…

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Audience Member Disrupts Performance of A BRONX TALE With Pro-Trump Sign by Stephanie Wild

A Trump supporter disrupted a performance of A Bronx Tale on Saturday by standing up during curtain call and holding up a 'Keep America Great' flag, according to the New York Post. The actio…

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Brief 6/18: PASS OVER Opens, The Cast of BANDSTAND Reunites, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Pass Over officially opens tonight, the cast of Bandstand reunited ahead of the show's film release, and more

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

JAGGED LITTLE PILL's Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Choreographed Beyonce and Jay-Z's New Music Video - Watch it Here! by Stephanie Wild

Olivier Award and KAIROS Prize-winning choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, most recently credited for the choreography for the musical adaptation of Alanis Morrisette's album Jagged Little P…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Jeremy Jordan's Role on SUPERGIRL Becomes Recurring in Season Four by Stephanie Wild

TVLine has reported that Jeremy Jordan's character on Supergirl, Winn, who has been a series regular on the CW drama since its premiere, will now have be of recurring status in the fourth se…

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Brief 6/15: Get a First Look at Barrington's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY...and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Get a first look at Barrington Stage's The Royal Family of Broadway as well as Irish Rep's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and more

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Could TINA Be the Next Diva Musical to Hit Broadway? by Stephanie Wild

Could Tina Turner be the next diva to hit the Great White Way Donna Summer has found a place on Broadway and joining her soon will be Cher in the upcoming musical The Cher Show. The New York…

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Matthew Dunster Will Direct TRUE WEST at the Vaudeville Theatre, Starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn by Stephanie Wild

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, Matthew Dunster will direct a new production of Sam Shepard's True West, which will preview at the Vaudeville Theatre from November 23.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Desperate Measures opens off-Broadway tonight, and more

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Brief 6/12: Read What the Critics Are Saying About This Year's Tony Awards, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Check out what the critics are saying about this year's Tony Awards, and more

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL to Close in Las Vegas by Stephanie Wild

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, an announcement was made on Friday that Marilyn The New Musical would be closing on June 17. Counting its previews, the show will have performed on…

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

VIDEO: Leslie Uggams Visits CAROUSEL and Sings 'June Is Bustin' Out All Over' With Renee Fleming by Stephanie Wild

Tony winner Leslie Uggams visited Carousel recently, where she hung out backstage with Renee Fleming and sang a bit of a song that the pair are both famous for singing.

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Tickets Are Now On Sale For TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway by Stephanie Wild

Tickets are now on sale to the public for the Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Brief 6/8: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Complete Tour Cast and List of Dates, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories check out the full cast and list of stops for the Dear Evan Hansen tour, and more

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Brief 6/7: Bareilles and Groban Talk Tony Prep, First Look at Benoist in BEAUTIFUL, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban talk Tony preparation on CBS This Morning, get a first look at Melissa Benoist in Beautiful, and more

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Brief 6/6: Watch Highlights From STARS IN THE ALLEY, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories watch highlights from this year's Stars in the Alley concert and more

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

More Tickets Have Been Released For Sale For The Tony Awards by Stephanie Wild

The Tony Awards have released more tickets for this Sunday's ceremony. Tickets are priced at 631 or 431 each, including a 6 facility charge. There is a six 6 ticket limit per order. Purchase…

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UK Tour of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Cancelled Due to Lack of Ticket Sales by Stephanie Wild

It has just been announced that the UK national tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie has been cancelled. In a statement from David King for Modern Millie Ltd., it was revealed that the cancellat…

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VIDEO: HAMILTON's Euan Morton Celebrates The Real King George III's Birthday by Stephanie Wild

On yesterday's date in 1738, a king was born That's right, King George III, who's now best known for da-da-da-ing into the hearts of Broadway fans in Hamilton, celebrates his birthday on Jun…

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Brief 6/5: Theater Fans' Choice Awards Winners, SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS Opens at MTC, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories check out the list of winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Theater Fans' Choice Awards, Sugar in Our Wounds opens at MTC, and more

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Monday, June 4, 2018

MEAN GIRLS Earns Highest Cast Album Debut on Billboard 200 in Over a Year by Stephanie Wild

Billboard has reported that the Mean Girls cast album has debuted at Number One on the cast albums chart and Number 42 on the all-genre Billboard 200, making it the highest debut for a cast …

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Israeli Singer Shiri Maimon Will Play Roxie Hart in CHICAGO on Broadway by Stephanie Wild

It's official Months after the initial rumor was reported, it has been confirmed by The Jerusalem Post that Israeli singer Shiri Maimon will be taking over the starring role of Roxie Hart in…

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John Cameron Mitchell Discusses Upcoming Australian Tour, the Importance of HEDWIG, and More by Stephanie Wild

Ahead of his upcoming Australian debut, John Cameron Mitchell sat down with TimeOut to discuss the show, as well as why he thinks Hedwig and the Angry Inch continues to be relevant.

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